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Collection: Standout Collection and Vip Crowd

collection: Here are some highlights of Wednesday's spring-summer 2019 couture collections VALENTINO'S FLOWER WOMEN On couturier Pierpaolo Piccioli's request, Valentino's seamstresses named each and every couture dress after a flower or emotion, according to CTV. This detail reveals the preciousness that the designer and his atelier bestowed on the 65 carefully constructed looks, in which each model was transformed into a silken bloom. The VIP crowd that was surrounded by multicolored perfumed flowers whooped during a standing ovation as snow fell outside. A surreal red rose hood opened the collection, enveloping the model's head. Wednesday's effort lacked some of the vigour of Piccioli's standout collection last season, but it was poetic, thoughtful and colour-rich. Later gowns were less unusual or daring, producing a display in which Piccioli offered a more classical interpretation of floral couture. ( As reported in the news.